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  1. Rwanda Mutovu Video Tour: Incremental Improvements, a Competition-Level Cup

    Rwanda Mutovu Video Tour: Incremental Improvements, a Competition-Level Cup

    Small improvements at Rwanda Mutovu washing station has led to a consistent, competition-level coffee.

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  2. Burundi Crop 2020 is Here!

    Burundi Crop 2020 is Here!

    New crop Burundi is hitting the list. We wanted to highlight the country and why we love this coffee so much!

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  3. 2020 Rwanda Kageyo: Fresh Coffee and a Fresh Infrastructure Project

    2020 Rwanda Kageyo: Fresh Coffee and a Fresh Infrastructure Project

    We're helping fund a buildout at the Kageyo station and you can help too!

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  4. Our Sourcing in Honduras

    Our Sourcing in Honduras

    While we may have struggled to find a consistent source in Honduras, we continue to come up with good coffee. Find out how.

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  5. Sumatra Video: Aceh in October (Long Edit)

    Sumatra Video: Aceh in October (Long Edit)

    Video visits to coffee farmers and millers around Aceh Sumatra

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  6. Sumatra: Arabica Varieties in Aceh

    Sumatra: Arabica Varieties in Aceh

    This is a list of coffee varieties / cultivars found in Aceh and more broadly in Sumatra, Indonesia

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  7. Sumatra: Stories About Aceh, With Pictures

    Sumatra: Stories About Aceh, With Pictures

    A Sumatra travelogue in photographs, focused on Aceh area around Lake Tawar and Takengon town

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  8. Quick Guide to our Rwanda and Burundi Coffee Sale!

    Quick Guide to our Rwanda and Burundi Coffee Sale!

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  9. Rwanda and Burundi Coffee Quality is Still Undervalued

    Rwanda and Burundi Coffee Quality is Still Undervalued

    These neighboring landlocked East African countries have great coffee, yet how do they rate next to others? Lets see...

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  10. Timor No Leste

    Timor No Leste

    Posted from the road, some thoughts on coffee from East Timor (Timor Leste) and working with small holder farmers.

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  11. Roasting Flores Gunung Gedha on a Popcorn Popper and Quest M3s

    Roasting Flores Gunung Gedha on a Popcorn Popper and Quest M3s

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  12. The Flores Factor

    The Flores Factor

    Crowd pleasing coffee from a promising origin.

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  1. Cafe do Brasil - 2005, page 6

    Cafe do Brasil - 2005, page 6

    Offerings: Along the road in Itaipuacu, offering plates mark the location of someone's private ceremony.

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  2. Cafe do Brasil - 2005, page 5

    Cafe do Brasil - 2005, page 5

    Not a Goth: I just like cemetaries (as you will see later on), I am not morose.

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  3. Cafe do Brasil - 2005, page 4

    Cafe do Brasil - 2005, page 4

    The guy on the smoke machine was a little overzealous.

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  4. Cafe do Brasil - 2005, page 3

    Cafe do Brasil - 2005, page 3

    In Cupping Lab No.1 at Daterra, a display of foreign matter and defects found in coffee.

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  5. Cafe do Brasil - 2005, page 2

    Cafe do Brasil - 2005, page 2

    Here we have Neto scoring the dry fragrance on the semi-final round of cupping.

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  6. Cafe do Brasil - 2005

    Cafe do Brasil - 2005

    Once again, October means a trip to Cerrado and Minas Gerais state in Brasil.

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  7. Hawaiian Coffee and Kona Coffee

    Hawaiian Coffee and Kona Coffee

    How did this ornamental tree imported into Honolulu in about 1813 by Kamehameha the Great's Spanish interpreter and physician Don Francisco de Paula y Marin become Kona's economic mainstay?

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  8. Jaramillo coffee from Hacienda La Esmeralda

    Jaramillo coffee from Hacienda La Esmeralda

    Sweet Maria's was one of 7 companies that shared the winning lot of coffee in the 2004 Panama Coffee Competition.

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  9. Panama Travelogue 2002 - The Other Photos

    Panama Travelogue 2002 - The Other Photos

    These were something I had uploaded way back in 2002 when I went to the panama Coffee competition in Boquete.

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  10. Panama Cupping Competition 2002, Boquete, Chirqui, Panama

    Panama Cupping Competition 2002, Boquete, Chirqui, Panama

    Another from the Ye Olde Travelogue category - Panama Coffee competition back in 2002.

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